Flathead County, MT Arrest Records

Flathead County, MT is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.95 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Missoula, Yellowstone, Gallatin, Lake, Ravalli counties in Montana.
Flathead County, MT property crime rate is 13.99 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 991 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 17.21% compared to 2015.

Flathead County, MT Crime Rate

Total arrests in Flathead County in 2016 decreased by 20.78% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 214 to 191 while non-violent crime decreased by 22% from 1,759 to 1,372.

5 Crimes In Flathead County, MT in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 991
Burglary 225
Aggravated assault 162
Motor vehicle theft 156
Revised rape 23

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Flathead County decreased by 10.75% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Flathead County was 58.5% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.195%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Flathead County decreased by 22% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Flathead County was 50.79% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.399%.

How Flathead stands up against other counties

Flathead vs. Gallatin

You’ll be in more risk in Flathead compared to Gallatin county that had 70.4% lower crime rate compared to Flathead county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0204 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0191 in Gallatin county.
Burglary rates of 2.2940 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5550 in Gallatin county.

Flathead vs. Cascade

You’ll be in more risk in Flathead compared to Cascade county that had 82.19% lower crime rate compared to Flathead county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.2345 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0367 in Cascade county.
Larceny rates of 10.1038 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.7614 in Cascade county.

Names with the most arrests in Flathead

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Flathead, Montana, the most crimes, that's 34.72% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Flathead County is 0.52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.37 daily crimes that occur in Flathead County.
  • Flathead, MT is more violent than Gallatin.
  • In Flathead County you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Flathead, MT have decreased by 20.78%.

Names in Flathead County